Illinois House Democratic Caucus
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is announcing $3 million in Rebuild Illinois funding for streetscape improvements for Broadway Avenue in Aurora, which will modernize downtown infrastructure, beautify the area and promote local business growth.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, led a bipartisan group of legislators in a visit to the Old Joliet Prison, where lawmakers worked with Joliet Historical Museum on plans to enhance the historical site.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is connecting drivers with a variety of convenient services at her Mobile Secretary of State event on Friday, Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Joliet Black Road Library, 3395 Black Road in Joliet.
CICERO, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is fighting for Illinoisans living with diabetes in the wake recent efforts by congressional Republicans to block a federal cap on insulin prices.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D–Urbana, passed a new law that highlights institutional barriers to occupational licensing and employment for low-income communities.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is recognizing Grand Haven Community’s decades of service to area seniors with a certificate of congratulations on their 20th anniversary.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Fran Hurley is supporting an initiative from the comptroller that will guarantee full funding for survivor benefits for first responders killed in the line of duty – ending the existing possibility of a family being forced to wait for support because funds were exhausted during the state budget’s fiscal year.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – First responders working non-traditional schedules can now better access child care under a new law supported by state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is teaming up with Comptroller Susana Mendoza on a proposal that will guarantee full funding for survivor benefits for fallen first responders – ending the possibility of a family having to wait for support because funds were exhausted during the state budget’s fiscal year.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Fran Hurley is encouraging interested Illinois State Police (ISP) candidates to apply by Monday, Aug. 15 to be considered for the January 2023 cadet class.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, will help spearhead an effort to help secure reproductive health care access as a member of the House Reproductive Health and Dobbs Decision Working Group.
CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, is condemning the U.S. Senate Republicans and speaking out on behalf of those living with diabetes following Republicans’ vote to block a $35 monthly cap on the cost of insulin.
PEORIA, Ill. – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, will highlight a truckload donation of disinfectant wipes, courtesy of MicroScientific, to Peoria Public Schools on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Roy Ricketts Center, located at 520 E. Lake Ave. in Peoria.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr., D-Chicago, was selected by the Edgar Fellows Program to be a member of its 10th class of Illinois changemakers. Industry pioneers, state and local representatives and community leaders joined Gonzalez at University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs in Champaign, IL to discuss the ways to solve some of Illinois’ toughest problems.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Anne-Stava-Murray, D-Downers Grove, is holding a “Back 2 School Drive” collecting supplies to help send local students back to class with the materials they need.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — State Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, in partnership with state Sen. Eric Mattson, D-Joliet, is hosting a Mobile Secretary of State event on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Romeoville Recreation Center Bodine Room, 900 W. Romeo Road in Romeoville.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — In celebration of the upcoming academic year, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, in partnership with state Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel, D-Shorewood, is hosting a Back to School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Black Road Library, 3395 Black Road in Joliet.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Law enforcement will have new tools to combat ‘smash and grab’ retail theft under a new law passed by state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville.